African Plant Database


Lathyrus pratensis L.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 733 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Lathyrus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lathyrus pratensis var. glaberrimus (Schur) Asch. & Graebn.
=Orobus glaberrimus Schur (1853)
=Lathyrus pratensis var. pubescens Rchb.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial pubescent herb with 2 leaflets and yellow corolla.
Ecology : Upland grassland. c. 3000-3200 m alt.
  Collected only a few times in Ethiopia (SU, BA), but seems to be native (fide Thulin in Fl. Eth. 3 : 250, 1989). Not mapped.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 437 (1932).  
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 140 (1968).
  • Med-Checklist 4: 123 (1989).
  • Fl. Iberica 7: 479 (1999). 
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. I. 1: 316
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 207
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 107
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 70784
 
Record n°70784
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